Personal & Profiles

1/7 The Vietnam War was a Seminal Event for Me – Michael Ratner on Reality Asserts Itself – TRNN Biographical Interview Video

Mr. Ratner, President Emeritus of the Center for Constitutional Rights, tells Paul Jay that the civil rights movement and the Vietnam War transformed him from a “good liberal kid” into an activist questioning the role of America in the world

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Michael’s Politics – By Michael Steven Smith

Michael Ratner’s Politics                                                                                                                          “There is no joy the world can give that it cannot take away.” One of the last times I saw Michael was via FaceTime.  He was out of the hospital once again and back in the…
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Personal & Profiles

Mourning the Loss of Michael Ratner, a Tireless Champion for Human and Civil Rights – American Jewish World Service Blog – by Ruth Messinger

I am heartbroken at the loss of Michael Ratner, a tireless champion of human and civil rights and a lawyer for justice everywhere. Michael led the Center for Constitutional Rights, a non-profit legal and educational organization committed to the creative…
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Brandeis 50th Reunion Statement – PDF

2015 Brandeis 50th Reunion Statement Brandeis began my transition into a radical that wanted to change the world and particularly take on the US role in repression and war. Where else could I hear Malcolm X, Marcel Duchamp, Allen Ginsberg…
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Civil Liberties, International War Crimes, Internet Freedom, Palestine, Personal & Profiles

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7/7 Moving Towards a Police State – Michael Ratner on Reality Asserts Itself TRNN Biographical Interview Video

Mr. Ratner tells Paul Jay that he warned of a growing police state a month after 9/11, as constitutional rights continue to evaporate in the name of national security.

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